Trump picks real-life Carrie Mathison to be CIA's first female boss after she ran a 'black site' where terrorist suspects were tortured and waterboarded  | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Trump picks real-life Carrie Mathison to be CIA's first female boss after she ran a 'black site' where terrorist suspects were tortured and waterboarded 

President Donald Trump's choice to be the first female director of the CIA, Gina Haspel, is a career spymaster who once ran an agency prison in Thailand where terror suspects were subjected to a harsh interrogation technique that the president has supported.

Trump tweeted Tuesday that he would nominate CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace Rex Tillerson as secretary of state and that he has selected Gina Haspel to replace Pompeo.

Haspel, 61, the current deputy CIA director, also helped carry out an order that the agency destroy its waterboarding videos.

That order prompted a lengthy Justice Department investigation that ended without charges.

Her nomination is already drawing opposition from Democrats, due to her role overseeing the torture of two terror suspects at a secret CIA prison in Thailand.

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